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  • Flood Watch for Eastern Rensselaer County, New York
  • Flood Watch issued May 16 at 4:37PM EDT until May 17 at 12:00PM EDT by NWS
  • Effective: Friday, May 16, 2014 at 4:37 p.m.
  • Expires: Saturday, May 17, 2014 at noon
  • ...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...
    THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR
    * PORTIONS OF NORTHWESTERN CONNECTICUT...WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS...EAST
    CENTRAL NEW YORK AND SOUTHERN VERMONT...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
    AREAS...IN NORTHWESTERN CONNECTICUT...NORTHERN LITCHFIELD AND
    SOUTHERN LITCHFIELD. IN WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS... NORTHERN
    BERKSHIRE AND SOUTHERN BERKSHIRE. IN EAST CENTRAL NEW
    YORK...HAMILTON...MONTGOMERY...NORTHERN FULTON...NORTHERN
    HERKIMER...SCHOHARIE...SOUTHERN FULTON...SOUTHERN HERKIMER...
    WESTERN ALBANY...WESTERN GREENE...WESTERN SCHENECTADY AND
    WESTERN ULSTER. IN SOUTHERN VERMONT...BENNINGTON AND WESTERN
    WINDHAM.
    * THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING
    * A SLOW MOVING COLD FRONT WILL BRING SOME MODERATE TO HEAVY
    RAINFALL TO THE REGION TONIGHT INTO SATURDAY MORNING. THERE IS A
    SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS WITH THE HEAVIER RAIN BANDS
    TONIGHT. TOTAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 2 TO 3 INCHES WILL
    POTENTIALLY OCCUR OVER THE WATCH AREA WITH LOWER HIGHER AMOUNTS.
    * IF THE HEAVY RAIN OCCURS THEN SOME MINOR FLOODING IS POSSIBLE
    ALONG THE MOHAWK RIVER...WEST CANADA CREEK...THE SCHOHARIE
    CREEK...WALLOOMSAC RIVER...AND THE HOOSIC RIVER. ALSO PONDING OF
    WATER ON ROADWAYS...AND FLOODING OF POOR DRAINAGE AND LOW LYING
    AREAS IS POSSIBLE. AN ISOLATED FLASH FLOOD ALSO CAN NOT BE RULED
    OUT AT THIS TIME.

  • Flood Watch for Eastern Rensselaer County, New York
  • Flood Watch issued October 29 at 10:10AM EDT until October 31 at 6:00AM EDT by NWS
  • Effective: Monday, October 29, 2012 at 10:10 a.m.
  • Expires: Monday, October 29, 2012 at 6 p.m.
  • ...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...
    THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR
    * THE EASTERN CATSKILLS...CENTRAL MOHAWK VALLEY...CAPITAL
    DISTRICT...MID HUDSON VALLEY...TACONICS... LAKE GEORGE SARATOGA
    REGION...BERKSHIRES...NORTHWESTERN CONNECTICUT AND SOUTHERN
    VERMONT.
    * THROUGH LATE TUESDAY NIGHT
    * A POWERFUL COASTAL STORM RESULTING FROM HURRICANE SANDY WILL
    AFFECT THE AREA WITH HEAVY RAINFALL THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT. TOTAL
    RAINFALL AMOUNTS ARE GENERALLY EXPECTED TO BE 2 TO 4 INCHES
    ACROSS THE HIGHER TERRAIN OF THE SOUTHEAST ADIRONDACKS...SOUTHERN
    GREEN MOUNTAINS OF VERMONT... BERKSHIRES...AND LITCHFIELD
    HILLS...WITH UP TO 5 INCHES POSSIBLE ACROSS NORTHEAST FACING
    SLOPES OF THE EASTERN CATSKILLS. VALLEY LOCATIONS SUCH AS THE
    MOHAWK AND HUDSON VALLEYS CAN EXPECT AROUND 1 TO LOCALLY 2
    INCHES OF RAINFALL.
    * RUNOFF FROM THE HEAVY RAINFALL COULD LEAD TO FLOODING OF MAIN
    STEM RIVERS...STREAMS...AND POOR DRAINAGE AREAS. LEAVES AND
    OTHER DEBRIS WILL LIKELY CLOG STORM DRAINS...WHICH WOULD CAUSE
    ADDITIONAL FLOOD PROBLEMS. IF HEAVY RAIN FALLS WITHIN A SHORTER
    AMOUNT OF TIME...THERE WOULD BE A RISK OF ISOLATED FLASH
    FLOODING AS WELL.
    * TIDAL FLOODING WILL OCCUR ALONG THE HUDSON RIVER AT POUGHKEEPSIE
    WITH TIDAL FLOODING POSSIBLE NORTHWARD TO ALBANY.